1769 August 12 (Saturday). Sarah not much better. Has Vomited Several Times. I gave her Sal Absynthii. May God be grac[torn] for her! I went to the Doctors for Sarah, but she does not vomit sin[torn] of womwood [sic]. John Arnold brings a Letter from Mr. [torn] dated the 8th giving me account of his own being ill of a [torn] requesting me to go to Brookfield to preach th[torn] row; whereas Mr. Hutchinson depends upon me, Since I have [torn] word to the Contrary. But Sarah’s Illness forb[torn] not able to set up any longer then while her B[torn] P.M. Temple asks me to Consent to his joi[torn] Men in their Meeting. After Some Discourse [torn] Charge, and Solemn Caution, I consent. [torn] Sincere, and Grace to be stedfast! Rode to Gr[torn].